Wednesday, September 30, 2009

swirling in Seville

So I’m back from my beautiful Seville.

Plaza de España

Well, I’ve actually been back for a while, but my head stayed there for a few days more than my body did. So it’s only fair to say I’m only back now.

La Giralda

I really enjoyed swirling thru those streets that I know so well, seeing some of my best friends and of course eating in my favourite places! It was just as if I had never left…

Guadalquivir River and Triana neighbourhood on the left bank

I used to live in Triana, just on the back of those coulored buildings. I walked that street and crossed the bridge everyday to go to school.

I love this building, especially because it’s a pastry shop

The pastry shop sells traditional cakes and sweets. I wish I had bought one of each...

Mantecados and Polvorones

And speaking of food... Check out one of my lunches:

Papas bravas

Fried potatoes with spicy tomato sauce and a huge slice of toasted bread with melted cheese, prosciutto and fried quail eggs. We were two and we couldn’t finish that one slice of bread!

Tosta con queso fundido, jamón serrano y huevos de codorniz

But yet again speaking of food, I owe you an ice cream recipe, don’t you think I forgot! Here it is: a triple swirl ice cream (peanut butter, nutella and dulce de leche). You people know I love to swirl, don't you?

Do you want an ice cream with your swirl?

TRIPLE SWIRL ICE CREAM

  • 200 ml cream
  • 200 ml milk
  • 50 gr (1.8 oz) glucose
  • 80 gr (2.8 oz) sugar
  • 80 gr (2.8 oz) egg yolks
  • 1/4 cup dulce de leche
  • 1/4 cup nutella
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
Heat the cream, milk and the glucose almost until boiling point. In a bowl mix well the yolks and sugar. Slowly add the milk mixture to the yolks, always mixing so the yolks won’t curdle. Transfer everything to the pan again and heat on low, always mixing, until it thickens and coats the back of a spoon but don’t let it boil. Pass thru a sieve and cool completely (preferably in an ice bath). Churn only when it’s fully chilled. When the ice cream is ready to take out from the ice cream machine, add the dulce de leche, nutella and peanut butter (a teaspoon at a time and intercalating), give it a couple of more turns just until dulce de leche, nutella and peanut butter start forming nice swirls thru the ice cream.

Buen provecho! Enjoy!

38 comments:

Disha said...

Hey..I've been a silent admirer of ur blog for a while now..But i had to comment now! This ice cream sounds so yum!! I so wanna try it..but i've never made ice cream before..n the thought of egg yolks puts me off but want a spoon of this right now!

Palidor said...

That ice cream is incredible!! I could definitely eat a BIG bowl of that. Thank you for sharing your lovely pictures too!

VeggieGirl said...

WELCOME BACK!! What a lovely trip you had!!

And yes, I'll take the ice cream and swirl, please! :-D

Dawn said...

you take the best photos....I mean the most important photos, the ones of the pastry shops! Amen chicklet. You're becoming quite the worldly traveler, we will have to name a cocktail after you just like Bond, James Bond.

Ingrid said...

LOL, like a little ice cream with your swirl? Cute! That is without a doubt one of the most decadent ice creams I've seen.
~ingrid

Barbara said...

Love ice cream! It's my downfall. I've been experimenting this month with dulce de leche too.
Looks like you had a wonderful trip- I love Spain. Haven't been for quite a while.

Leslie said...

Love the photos...you lucky traveler you!!!

Y said...

Yum to every single thing. Can't wait to visit Spain one day!

morgana said...

Acabo de comer y ese fantástico helado me vendría de perlas como postre. ;-)

Ay... Una racioncita de bravas con sus cañitas. ¡¡¡ Cuánto hace que no disfruto de algo tan sencillo !!!

Me alegra que lo pasar bien por Sevilla.

Dolce said...

Triple Swirl Ice cream in Seville ? That's a very good excuse to head straight back over there...

Katrina said...

Girl, you know what I like! Swirl it, Baby, Swirl it!
De-lish!
Gorgeous photos! I wanna go.

The Blonde Duck said...

That ice cream is a perfect return!

Maria said...

Great photos! How fun...and I am loving that ice cream!

Kerstin said...

Yes please, your triple swirl ice cream sounds fantastic! I'm glad you enjoyed your trip!

Adam said...

I'm going to agree with Dawn on your photos.... they make other photos jealous. They are like the really good looking cool kids at the lunch table and everyone wants to be them :)

Glad to have you back, both in mind, spirit, and body this time :)

Misty said...

Wow, I really want those potatoes! What's on top of the tomato sauce?

And then I'll follow it up with your triple swirl ice cream. :)

Gloria said...

Hola Clumbsy Cookie, I love your pictures are amazing!! what lovely place! and your Ice Cream is awesome, huggs!! gloria

Emily said...

The city is so beautiful. Do you miss living there? I would visit that pastry shop every day.

The potatoes look SO good!

So does your triple swirl ice cream. That is such a good idea.

Jill said...

I'm drooling over those food pictures and then it was even better to see the recipe for that ice cream!! YUMMY!! :)

Juliana said...

Oh! Lovely pictures...and all the food, they look so yummie! What an ice cream, peanut butter, dolce de leche and nutella...absolutely delicious!

Mini Baker said...

your blog is so CUTE and awesome!! I love it! I'm so excited to have discovered it! I'll be checking back often :)
-Mini Baker

Lele said...

Mmmmmm papas bravas is one of my favorite foods of all time.

CaSaundraLeigh said...

Looks like a stunning place!! Fresh baked goods every day?! Yes please :-)

pityenlacocina said...

wonderful seville, the photos are lovely and great, one of the most beutiful cities in my beloved spain,

cheers from london

pity

CookiePie said...

BEAUTIFUL photos -- and that ice cream looks amazing!!

Zen Chef said...

Oh Rita.. Seville is such a beautiful place. I didn't know you lived there. I want papas bravas and a glass of wine, and i don't care if it's past midnight! :)

You put nutella AND peanut butter in your ice cream? Evil, evil you! :) Gimmme...

Dhanggit said...

OMG just staring at that ice-cream makes me gain weight LOL!! seville is really a beautiful city, hope i could visit it one day!!

Natashya KitchenPuppies said...

What incredible photos!
And I'll take a triple scoop of that swirl... :)

Jo said...

Seville looks really beautiful - fantastic pictures. Plus the ice-cream looks super yum!

thecookieshopinenglish said...

Rita, eu estudei espanhol em Sevilla por um mês e nunca esqueci essa cidade tão linda, de gente tão simpática. Sonho em voltar um dia... E sonho em provar esse sorvete!
bj
Paula

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Heather said...

sigh. i loved seville! it's such a beautiful city! that toast with eggs looks ammmaaaaaaaaaaaazing! as does this ice cream!!! yummy!

Cakebrain said...

wow! you look like you're having fun! I love that close-up shot of the ice cream! yummy!

AJ said...

Looks amazing!! Where do I buy dulce de leche?? ;)

Mar said...

Si me hubieras avisado en una hora me cuelo en sevilla para conocerte, la próxima vez me avisas que voy.... por cierto que rico todo lo que nos pones y el helado divino...
Un beso

JennyMac said...

LOVE the recipe. And your pics. I have been to Spain several times. Papas bravas are mmmmmmmmm good.

Amber said...

Last year you commented on my blog regarding the table settings from a charity luncheon. The event just finished again and I just put the first post up if you are interested.
Also, I would love to live above that pastry shop.

pigpigscorner said...

I miss Spain! The place is so beautiful and the food is really good. Loving the swirls!